WILLSDEN Norman November 1, peacefully, at home, formerly of Darlington. Norman, aged 63 years, a loving son of Cissie and the late Walter, a much loved brother of Dorothy and a dearly loved uncle. Norman will be sadly missed by all who knew him. The service and cremation will take place at Lawnswood Crematorium on Wednesday November 12 at 1.00 p.m. Donations, if desired to The Institute For The Deaf, for which a plate will be provided in the Chapel. Friends please accept this intimation and all inquiries to, Roberts Funeral Home, Leeds. Tel: (0113) 2482038.
WILSON November 1, peacefully, in Hallgarth Nursing Home, of Dryburn Park, Durham. Joan, dearly loved wife and friend of Alan, also a dear sister to Norman Chapman and Mary Gibson, also a loving aunt. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Thursday, November 6 at 3.30 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations, in lieu, to Alzheimers Society c/o Jennifer Brown, Bullion Lane, Chester-le-Street, DH2 2DW.
WRIGHT November 2, peacefully, in hospital, of Romanby, Northallerton (formerly of Borrowby). Emily, aged 90 years, widow of Alfred (retired Farmer), a dear grandmother of Judith and great-grandmother of Eleanor. Funeral service to be held in St. James' Church, Romanby 11.30 a.m. TODAY Friday, followed by private interment.
ABBOTT Jacqueline On November 9, of 47 Browning Hill, Coxhoe. Jackie, aged 46 years, a dearly beloved wife of David, a loving mother of Melanie and also a dear sister of Tom, Margaret, Charlie, Billy and John. Interment Sherburn Village Cemetery on Saturday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at St. Mary's Church, Sherburn Village at 10.30 a.m.
ALDERSON November 12, in hospital, of Shildon. Mary, aged 87 years, beloved wife of the late Jim, devoted mam of Brenda and the late Derek, dear mother-in-law to Terry and Vera, also a much loved and loving gran to Julie and Victoria. Cortege to leave her daughter's residence at 12.05 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18 for service in Shildon Methodist Chapel at 12.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Darlington. Will friends please meet at chapel.
ALLSUP November 5 (peacefully) at Leeming Garth (originally of Boosbeck, Saltburn). Charlotte, aged 92 years, beloved wife of the late Roland (Dental Surgeon of Blackburn), a much loved mother of David and John, mother-in-law of Anne and Margaret, also grandmother of Hilary. The funeral service took place at Darlington Crematorium The family would like to thank all the staff at Leeming Garth and Benkhill Lodge for all the respect and care given to Charlotte during her stay.
ARKLESS Framwellgate Moor November 7, aged 79 years. Ronnie, dear father of Jeff, Tom and Sheila and a loving grandad to all the children. Friends please meet for service in St. Gile's Church, Durham on Thursday November 13, at 2.00 p.m. followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. All welcome back to, The New Durham Club afterwards.
BAINBRIDGE John William November 10, of 25 Dunelm Walk, Peterlee. John, aged 79 years, dearly beloved husband of Audrey, a loving father of Colin, John and Lynne, dear father-in-law of Hazel, Audrey and Alasdair and also a devoted grandfather of Andrew, Michael, Helen, Alexander, Eleanor and Charlotte. Interment Horden Cemetery Monday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at St. Mary's Church, Horden at 1.00 p.m.
BATES November 8, (peacefully, in hospital), of Neil Crescent, Quarrington Hill. Abraham Hazel, aged 90 years, beloved husband of Jean, dearly loved father, dearest father-in-law and a much loved grandad and great-grandad. Cortege leaving residence on Friday at 11.00 a.m. for service and cremation at Durham at 11.30 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations if so desired to, The Childrens Butterwick Hospice c/o, Eileen. Bus provided. All welcome to return to, The Working Mens Club afterwards for refreshments.
BEAMSON November 12 (peacefully at home), of Dunelm Road, Trimdon Village. Raymond (Ray), aged 64 years, dearly loved husband of Jean (nee Taylor), dearest dad of Ann, Les and Dave, also a dear brother of Jack and brother-in-law. Would friends please meet for service in St. Paul's Church, Trimdon Colliery at 12.00 noon on Tuesday, followed by cremation at Hartlepool. Family flowers only please, by request.
BECKWITH November 7 (suddenly), of Vine Street, Darlington. Stephen, aged 29 years, much loved son to Rose and Phil, also a dearly loved brother to Glen. Funeral Tuesday, November 18. Would friends please meet 11.15 a.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium.
BENTHAM November 11, of Quinn Crescent, Wingate. Walter, aged 79 years, treasured dad of Tom, Julia, Gordon and Stewart, dearest father-in-law and a much loved grandad and great-grandad. Family and friends please meet on Monday at 12.00 noon for service and interment at Holy Trinity Church, Wingate.
BESWICK Peter, aged 73 years, of Arena View, Catterick Village, died suddenly in hospital on November 9. Dearly loved husband of Doreen, much loved father of Pauline, dear father-in-law to Alistair and loving grandad of Rebecca. Funeral service at St. Anne's Church, Catterick Village on Friday, November 14 at 1.30 p.m., followed by private cremation. Friends please meet at the church. Floral tributes welcome or, if preferred, donations for the League of Friends, Friarage Hospital, Northallerton are being accepted by John Blenkiron and Sons Ltd., Funeral Directors, Victoria House, 21 Queens Road, Richmond, DL10 4AJ.
BLENKINSOPP November 5, in Tenlands Nursing Home, Ferryhill (late of Brandon). Thomas, aged 84 years, beloved husband of the late Isabel and a much loved uncle.
BLOOD November 6 (peacefully), of Leeholme. Miriam (nee Foster), aged 92 years, loving wife of the late Joseph Henry, a dear mother, nanna, great-nanna, aunt and sister. Friends please meet for service in St. James' Church, Coundon on Thursday, November 13 at 11.20 a.m., followed by private interment. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu may be sent to St. James' Church, Coundon.
BOGGON November 11, as the result of a tragic accident, of Low Coniscliffe, Darlington. Connie, aged 80 years, dearly loved wife of the late Harold, much loved mum of Pat, Geoff and Jonathan and a loving grandma and great-grandma. Funeral Wednesday. Friends please meet for service in St. Edwin's Church, High Coniscliffe at 2.00 p.m., followed by cremation. Family flowers only please.
BRIDDICK On November 5, suddenly, of Priory Road, Newton Hall (late of Bishop Auckland). Jenny (nee Laight), aged 88 years, beloved wife of the late George, loved mam of Hilary and Colin, nana of Alex, Katie and Nana Pip of Emily and Lauren. Friends please meet Durham Crematorium Thursday, November 13 at 10.00 a.m. for service. Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to the Arthritis Research.
BROWN November 13, of Auckland Wynd, Shildon. Ethel Johnson (nee Wade), aged 82 years, dearly loved widow of the late Reginald, treasured mother of Alan, Robin, Richard and Nigel William also of the late Marie, Nina and Adele, a loving mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother, also a dear sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and a friend to many. "Thanksgiving and praise for a wonderful life." Cremation Wednesday, November 19 at Durham, following a service in St. John's Church, Shildon at 12.00 noon. Friends please meet at church. Family flowers only please. Collection in church and donations in lieu of flowers will go to Shildon Council of Churches.
CAHILL November 8 (peacefully, at home), of Shelley Road, Darlington. Linda Flower (nee Walls), aged 82 years, beloved wife of the late Raymond, dear sister of Annie, also a loving aunt and great-aunt. Funeral Thursday, November 13. Would friends please meet 9.45 a.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium.
CALLAGHAN November 12, peacefully, of Ingleton (formerly Bishop Auckland). Roy, aged 83 years, loving husband of the late Zena, dearly loved father of Michael, Terry, Susan and Vivian, a sadly missed granda and great-granda, a much loved brother of Ruth and Freda. Friends please meet for service in St. Andrew's Church, Bishop Auckland on Monday, November 17 at 2.00 p.m., followed by interment in Rosemount Cemetery.
CHARLTON (formerly Shillito) November 4, in Southwoods Nursing Home, Northallerton (formerly of Stanley, Wakefield and Morton-on-Swale). Mary (nee Brook), aged 89 years, wife of Ronald and mother of Brenda. Funeral service and cremation to be held at Darlington Crematorium 1.15 p.m. on Friday, November 14. No flowers, but donations if wished may be given for the Alzheimers Assoc-iation.
CHARLTON Gladys, aged 71 years, of Fairfield, Evenwood, died peacefully, at home on November 9. Beloved daughter of the late Mary Charlton, much loved sister of Betty, Freda, Malcolm and Brian and a dear aunt, great-aunt and cousin. At Gladys' request her funeral service will take place at Evenwood Pentecostal Church (formerly Evenwood Methodist Chapel) on Thursday, November 13 at 10.30 a.m., followed by interment in Hamsterley Cemetery. Friends please meet at the church. Floral tributes welcome or if preferred donations may be given in church for Christian Aid.
CLARK Vera (nee Nicholson), aged 93 years, on November 6, peacefully at Wilton House Nursing Home, formerly of Manor Road, Darlington. Beloved wife of the late William Laverick, loving mother of Harry and mother-in-law of Doreen, dearest grandma of James and Jenny and great-grandma of Oscar. Funeral Thursday. Friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium 2.15 p.m.
CLARKE November 11 (peacefully after a long illness), at Roseberry Road, Trimdon Village. Caroline (Kitty, nee Spours), aged 72 years, beloved wife of Harry, dearest mother of Norman and Brenda, mother-in-law of Susan and a much loved nana, also beloved sister of Florrie, Brenda and Edwin. Cortege leaving residence Tuesday at 12.00 noon. Friends please meet at St. Mary Magdalene Church for service at 12.10 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham.
COLLINSON Robert November 7, of 3 Corby Grove, Peterlee. Bob, aged 72 years, dearly beloved husband of Lorna, a loving father and grandfather. Cremation Durham Crematorium Friday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet or service at St. Saviour's Church, Shotton at 1.45 p.m.
COWAN Sydney Plumpton, passed away peacefully on November 7 at Harrogate. Dearly loved husband of Barbara, dear son of the late Jack and Mary Cowan and brother to the late Ina, William, Jack and Colin, deeply missed by brothers Hugh, Keith and Roy. Cremation in Harrogate on November 13 at 11.40 a.m.
CRONK John On November 11, of 1 Edendale Terrace, Horden. John, aged 81 years, dearly beloved husband of the late Ann, a loving brother, brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle and friend. Cremation Hartlepool Crematorium on Tuesday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at St. Mary's Church, Horden at 11.45 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, to Cancer Research.
CURRY November 10 (after a short illness, surrounded by his family), of Warwick Close, Spennymoor. John Raymond (Jack), aged 76 years, a dearly loved husband of Veronica, a loving dad of Anne, David and Josephine, a dear father-in-law, a much loved grandad and great-grandad and a beloved brother of Tom and the late Allen. Would friends please meet in St. Charles' Church, Tudhoe Village Friday for a Requiem Mass at 11.30 a.m., followed by interment in York Hill Cemetery. R.I.P. Till We Meet Again
DANBY November 6 (peacefully), of St Helens Auckland. Annie (nee Williamson), aged 74 years, loving wife of the late James, dearly loved mother of Les and Elizabeth, dear mother-in-law of Tom and Marie, dearest grandmother of Melissa and Graham. Friends please meet for service in St. Helens Church on Friday, November 14 at 9.15 a.m., followed by interment in West Auckland Cemetery.
DAVEY November 9, peacefully, at home, of Marwood Crescent, Darlington. Alice (nee Cloke), dearly loved wife of the late Len and a much loved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. Funeral Monday. Friends please meet for service in St. Matthew and St. Luke's Church at 2.15 p.m., followed by cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be left at church for church funds.
DAVIS (Chester-le-Street) In hospital, on November 7 (late of Stanhope). Esther, aged 85 years, beloved wife of Gordon, much loved mam of Gary, Hazel, Raymond, dearest nana and mother-in-law of all the family. Friends please meet Chester-le-Street Parish Church Friday, November 14 at 8.45 a.m. for service, followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to St. Mary's Nursing Home, Chester-le-Street.
DAVISON November 8, suddenly, at home, of Holyrood Avenue, Darlington. Colin Trevor, dearly loved husband of Sheila, much loved father of Joanne and Takeshi. Funeral Monday. Friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium at 9.45 a.m. Floral tributes may be sent c/o Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7JR.
DENHAM Doris, aged 91 years, died peacefully on November 8 in Moorlands Residential Home, Darlington (formerly of Shildon). Dearly loved mam of Ann, Peter and Dorothy and will be sadly missed by all her family. Funeral Friday. Family and friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium at 1.45 p.m. No flowers by request. Donations, if desired, for Moorlands Residential Home c/o Whitehouse Funeral Service, 17 West Auckland Road, Cock-erton, DL3 9EL.
DODSWORTH November 5, (suddenly, in hospital), of Newsham Hall Farm Cottage, Aislaby, Eaglescliffe. Diane, aged 38 years, much loved mam of Gary, loving daughter of Pauline, also a dearly loved sister of Sharon. Funeral Wednesday November 12. Would friends please meet 3.15 p.m for service at Darlington Crematorium.
ELLIOTT November 8 (peacefully at home, after a short illness), of Bishop Auckland. Charles, aged 66 years, beloved husband of Margaret, dear dad of Anthony, Stephen and Peter, dearest dad-in-law of Tracey and Claire, devoted grandad of Flo, Fergus, Morag, Finn, Niamh, Emelia and Evan, sadly missed adopted grandad of Ben and Sam, dearest brother and uncle. Friends please meet for service in St. Andrew's Church on Thursday, November 13 at 12.45 p.m., followed by interment in Bishop Auckland Town Cemetery. Many thanks to the doctors, nurses and carers for their support. "Goodbye Charlie you are my true companion"